• Holiday,  Infertility,  Life

    Today is Your Day

    I used to believe that you could only be considered a mother once you had your own children. What a ridiculous thing to think. There are so many amazing women I know who are mothers in every way possible. There are the traditional moms who did get to carry and deliver their own babies. Some women in this group put in a lot of blood, sweat and tears to make this happen and others were lucky enough for it to happen naturally and without problems. You all deserve this day for all the hard work that goes into raising a family. (Especially all you single moms out there. Y’all are all superheros in…

  • Life,  Uncategorized

    Bentley is 8!

    My sweet girl dog is eight years old today!!!!! Most people think that I am silly or ridiculous for making such an ordeal about a dogs birthday. However, she is more than a dog, she is a part of my family. I remember seeing Bentley for the first time like it was yesterday. She was born May 9th, but I did not see her till July. She was just the cutest, sweetest little one pound dog that was the perfect addition to my life. It was 2009 and unlike most of the people my age, I had nothing figured out. I had a lot of hurt in my heart and…

  • drinking,  Life,  Uncategorized

    Cheers

    I love happy hour. One of my favorite things to do in public, especially in a bar, are creating lives for people I do not know. Just ahead of me and to the left there is a high top of four older men around the age of retirement. They each take turns leading the conversation that ultimately erupts them into the most contagious laughter. Most people would see this and think nothing more. I immediately am taken to a school playground where one of the guys defended the others against the school bully. This heroic act at the tender age of 8 forged their everlasting brotherhood. They became inseparable. They…